Robert B. Leighton

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Astronomy California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 
Area:
solid state physics, cosmic ray physics, the beginnings of modern particle physics, solar physics, planetary photography, infrared astronomy, and millimeter- and submillimeter-wave astronomy
Website:
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(1919 - 1997)
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Leighton, Robert B, The vibrational spectrum of a mon-atomic face-centered cubic crystal lattice. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology (1947)

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William Vermillion Houston grad student 1946 Caltech
 (The vibrational spectrum of a mon-atomic face-centered cubic crystal lattice)
Paul Sophus Epstein grad student 1947 Caltech

Children

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Dan McCammon research assistant Caltech
Robert W. Noyes grad student 1963 Caltech
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Leighton RB, Noyes RW, Simon GW. (1999) Velocity fields in the solar atmosphere I. Preliminary report Astrophysical Journal. 525: 936-961
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